Mohideen Baig was a notable Sri Lankan musician known for his Buddhist devotional music, which enjoy popularity to this day. A Muslim who moved to Sri Lanka from Salem in Tamil Nadu, but of a Hydrabadi Muslim origin, he was considered as a influential multicultural/multi-religious figure in the country's arts history. Baig was followed into the music industry by his son Ishak, who achieved considerable success, although not as well recognized as his father. Baig has dueted with H. R. Jothipala, G. S. B. Rani Perera, Latha Walpola, Sujatha Attanayake and Jamuna Rani among others, he was the only Sri Lankan to duet with Lata Mangeshkar. Mohideen Baig's most famous and most loved duets were sung with Sri Lankan movie legend and songstress Rukmani Devi. Baig was born in Tamil Nadu and migrated to Sri Lanka in 1932, recording his first song Karuna Muhude Namu Gileela in a duet with K. K. Rajaluckshmi in 1934, he debuted as a playback singer in 1947 in the second Sinhalese film Ashokamala. Baig achieved fame with songs such as Buddhang Saranang, Girihel Mudune, Adara Nadiya Gala, Pem Mal Mala, Wella Simbina Rella, Anna Sudo, Thaniwai Upanne, Loke Sihinayak Wageya.
This popularity led to appearances at distinguished events such as the country's first Independence Day Ceremony and the 1974 Non-Aligned Summit. In 1956, Prime Minister S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike awarded Baig with a Distinguished Citizenship. Baig won the Kalashoori Award in 1983 and again in 1987. Baig died from an unexpected infection during cataract removal surgery. Following Islamic traditions, his funeral was organized within a day
Buel Eldridge Hutchinson was an American politician and lawyer. Born in Jefferson County, New York, he was educated at Potsdam Academy. In 1848 he moved to Prairie du Chien and was admitted to the Wisconsin bar in 1854, he served in the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1856 and 1878 and in the Wisconsin State Senate from 1860 to 1861. He served as district attorney of Crawford County, Wisconsin. During the American Civil War, Hutchinson served in the Union Army in the commissary, he moved to Madison, where he served in the Wisconsin State Assembly for the second time. From 1882 to 1886, Hutchinson served as receiver of the United States Land Office in Aberdeen, Dakota Territory. In 1901, Hutchinson moved to Chicago, where he died on March 10, 1903. Buel Hutchinson at Find a Grave